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Trust and Foundations Fundraiser

Part-time role, 16 hours a week (days and times to be agreed)

£28,000 pro-rata per annum.

Based in Colchester, Essex.

MS-UK is a small national charity dedicated to empowering people with multiple sclerosis (MS) to live healthier and happier lives by improving the understanding of MS and providing support where it is needed most. We put people affected by MS at the heart of our work – that’s around 130,000 people in the UK and 2.3 million worldwide. We are a dedicated team with a passion for making a difference. We pride ourselves on offering independent, unbiased information and support so people with MS can make their own choices.

The Trust and Foundations Fundraiser role sits within our fundraising team that is currently a team of five. You will responsible for securing funds from charitable trusts, foundations and other grant-making bodies enabling MS-UK to provide more support to more people affected by MS.

You will have considerable experience in successfully securing funds from trusts, foundations and other grant-making bodies. As well as an understanding of ‘how trusts and foundations work’ and be adept in building and maintaining relationships with funders.

Writing compelling proposals will come naturally to you as will your ability to work well across the charity and proactively manage your own workload.

We believe that our commitment to the good health and wellbeing of all our stakeholders should extend to our staff and as such we offer a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave plus Christmas closure, company health insurance, life insurance, and income protection and cycle to work and tech schemes. We also hold regular team days and have a dedicated training and development budget.

For a full job description please view our job vacancies page on www.ms-uk.org/jobs

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter outlining your relevant experience for the role addressed to Sarah Wright, MS-UK, Unsworth House, Hythe Quay, Colchester CO2 8JF or via email to sarah@ms-uk.org.

 Closing date for applications: 12pm, Thursday 26 March 2020

 Interviews will be held on Wednesday 01 April 2020.


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